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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation HB451

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Crimes and offenses; repeal statute relating to no duty to retreat prior to use of force; provisions

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to repeal the statute relating to no duty to retreat prior to the use of force; to correct cross-references; to repeal the defense of self or others as an absolute defense; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 25, 2015


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

6 sponsors: Dee Dawkins-Haigler; Tyrone Brooks; Al Williams; Mable Thomas; Pam Stephenson; Howard Mosby;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (6 of 180)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 25, 2015 House Second Readers
House Feb 24, 2015 House First Readers
House Feb 23, 2015 House Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 23, 2015 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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